BREAKING!! Mass Defection Hits Edo APC As Leaders, Ward Excos, Others Say “Anywhere Obaseki Goes, We Go”
… Say “Anywhere Obaseki goes,we go”
In what could be described as a potential political revolution in Akoko-Edo polity, leaders and ward executives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the local government yesterday endorsed Governor Godwin Obaseki.
The leaders who gathered in compliance with NCDC guidelines at the Council’s Multipurpose Hall in Igarra expressed readiness to follow Governor Obaseki on any political sojourn.
The various APC ward leaders who spoke attested to the unprecedented infrastructural and human capital development the governor has afforded Akoko-Edo people.
The party leaders said Governor Obaseki has beamed a proven developmental light on the local government as such they wouldn’t go back to the era of darkness.
While Speaking, the Council Chairman, Hon. Don Umoru described Obaseki as a leader who has Akoko-Edo people at heart, hence his wide acceptance.
The Council Boss also said Akoko-Edo people were eager to massively demonstrate their unwavering support for the governor at the polls.
In his address, the immediate past Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon.(Alhaji) Kabiru Adjoto assured those present of the governor’s continued interest in the development of Akoko-Edo Local Government Area.
The former Speaker also admonished unscrupulous elements whom he accused of stoking political crises to desist from such.
“We are aware our brothers from the other divide are planning to unleash mayhem on Obaseki’s supporters in Akoko-Edo; I will advise them to shun the dastard agenda for the common peace of our people”, he said.
When Adjoto inquired of the leaders’ stance should the governor chose to run in another party, they all chorused: “Anywhere Obaseki goes,we go”
Edo State Commissioner for Energy and Electricity, Hon. Akin Agbaje who was present at the meeting said Obaseki’s scorecard in Akoko-Edo would make the people queue behind him in any election.
The leaders, party executives and staunch political mobilizers present unanimously endorsed the governor for second term and vowed to support him in whatever political platform he chose to actualize his re-election bid.
Those present at the meeting were: the council Chairman, Hon. Don Umoru, the immediate past Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon.(Alhaji) Kabiru Adjoto, Commissioner for Energy and Electricity, Hon. Akin Agbaje, Edo State APC Vice Chairman (Edo North), Chief Sunny Okomayin, , Council Vice Chairman and the Secretary, former council chairman, Hon. (Dr.) Peter Ologun, 3rd Member EDHA Service Commission, Comrade Samuel Balogun, Chairman Edo State Waste Management Board, Mr. Monday Sule, Former, APC LGA Chairman, Hon. Jeffrey Obasanmi, Akoko-Edo APC woman leader, Mrs. Rachael Momoh, Barr. Tajudeen Alade, Mr. Balogun Huxley, Mr. Monday Lawani , Hon. Afe Macaulay, Hon. Lazarus Akeredolu, councilors, Supervisory Councillors, SSA’s, SA’s, APC ward chairmen, women leaders & local government executives, and members of Akoko-Edo Civil Society groups led by Comrade Leo Fadaka.
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